ISABEL STUDER, Ph.D.

Director
Directora
Alianza MX
University of California

Responsible for the management and leadership of University of California Alianza MX.

Araceli Vazquez

Associate Director for Policy and Engagement

Directora Asociada de Vinculación Externa

Responsible for developing and directing a comprehensive program to actively engage multiple stakeholders including representatives from higher education, government, and non-profit and private sector organizations both California and Mexico to advance Alianza UCMX’s objectives in support of bilateral collaborations between UC and Mexico.

Aaron Melaas

Associate Director for Research and Innovation

Director Asociado de Investigación e Innovación

Anaid Linares Rojas

Research Engagement Coordinator

Coordinadora de Vinculación de Investigación

Research Engagement Coordinator responsible for assisting the UC Alianza MX Director in engaging with representatives from higher education, government, and non-profit and private sector organizations from both California and Mexico. The Research Engagement Coordinator is responsible for research development opportunities, execution, implementation, and ongoing assessment and evaluation of research programs, events, and other academic activities according to the priorities outlined by the Director of UC Alianza MX from Casa de la Universidad de California in Mexico.

Andrea Galván Vélez

Associate Director of Academic Exchange and Continuing Education

Directora Asociada de Intercambio Académico y Educación Continua

Responsible for engaging with higher education, government, and non-profit and private sector organizations from both California and Mexico interested in promoting educational exchanges. The Associate Director of Student Affairs and Extension is responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing assessment of programs, courses, events, and other academic activities from Casa de la Universidad de California in Mexico.

Veronica Sandoval

Academic Exchange and Continuing Education Coordinator

Coordinadora de Intercambio Académico y Educación Continua

Responsible for facilitating system-wide collaborations for the development of student mobility in the UC campuses with Mexico and actively advancing UC Alianza MX’s objectives in student exchange, extension courses, and program opportunities.

Luisa Levario

Chief Operations Officer & Director of Communications

Directora de Operaciones de Alianza MX y Communicaciones

Responsible for the oversight in the areas of strategic planning, budget, financial, space/facilities, human resources, policy/compliance, marketing, communications, and general operations.

Veronica Barroso

Associate Director of Operations for Casa de California

Directora Asociada de Operaciones de Casa de California

Responsible for overseeing the administration and development of activities as well as providing logistical support for special events from Casa de la Universidad de California en México.